Cover By Sako Shahinian
Volume 71, Number 2
Comment Bush’s Undemocratic Escalation
Barbara Ehrenreich cheers Borat and deplores routine American anti-Semitism.
Luis J. Rodríguez welcomes back Daniel Ortega.
On the Line
Impeachment by the People Howard Zinn Why a national grassroots campaign is needed to impeach Bush and Cheney.
Graduating to Prison: Native Americans Sue School District Mary Annette Pember
About 30 percent of elementary students in Winner, South Dakota, are Native American. Only 1 percent finishes high school.
Iraq Disintegrates David Enders “Three people passed by me and shot another man in the head and walked away. It’s just normal.”
Linton Kwesi Johnson Elizabeth DiNovella
“People know me as a reggae artist; they don’t know me as a poet,” says the British performer. “But I began with the word.”
From Organizer to Rapper: Driving Around with M-1 Matt Pascarella
“The ideas you hear coming out of rappers’ heads are not our own,” says one half of the duo called dead prez.
Poem Frederick Foote
The Mavericks’ Maverick Dave Zirin Mark Cuban is a political work-in-progress.
Books Kevin Alexander Gray reviews The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream, by Senator Barack Obama.
Molly Ivins hails some Bill of Rights heroes.